About the position
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Facility and Husbandry Operations of the BWH Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM) the Facility Manager’s primary responsibility is the management of CCM Research Animal Specialist-levels 1-3 and Senior (RAS) personnel. Position responsibilities include the management and oversight of husbandry and animal care conducted within the CCM Animal Facilities. The Manager will ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, AAALAC accreditation standards, and support research needs of the investigative research staff.

Position requirements include personnel management responsibilities and collaboration with internal hospital departments, outside equipment venders, and service contractors. The CCM Facility Manager must understand and champion teamwork, staff empowerment, standardization of processes and continuous improvement initiatives while collaborating with other CCM managers and professional staff in the standardization and continuous improvement of department initiatives.


• Supervises facility staff including conducting regular performance evaluations, mentoring, training and career development. Active participant in hiring and as necessary disciplinary process for facility staff.
• Manage day-to-day operations of RAS staff providing animal health checks, husbandry services, and research support services by scheduling tasks, motivating staff to achieve targets, and assisting as needed
• Assure daily husbandry and welfare standards, facility maintenance, animal receipt, transfers, euthanasia, importation/exportation and safety requirements are adequately and efficiently met.
• Manage team-based work assignments, facilitate workplace organizational improvements, and structured team problem solving.
• Assure consistent delivery of supplies to CCM Animal Facilities.
• Assure appropriate husbandry and support is provided to the animals under CCM’s care.
• Conduct facility orientation training for new researchers. This includes scheduling of training, credential review, and experience assessment.
• Direct new researchers to CCM resources for training.
• Responsible for inventory management within CCM Animal Facilities assuring adequate supplies are available while minimizing waste due to poor inventory management.
• Promote a team culture and lead continuous improvement initiatives within the facility and throughout the department.
• Act as
Company Name
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

How to Apply: